Yesterday I used to be delighted to attend the Heros scholar awards at their base close to Wantage in Oxfordshire. The Adlestrop Membership have sponsored the awards for the previous couple of years and all of the members are delighted to be related to such a special day. Some fifteen college students collected their awards from John Francome who kindly got here alongside and is a patron of the charity.
It was additionally nice to welcome some Adlestrop Membership members who got here alongside to assist.
As a Trustee of the charity it’s actually humbling to see the unimaginable progress among the younger folks have made because of their affiliation with horses. As soon as once more emphasising how retired racehorses particularly can assist folks and vice versa.
Very happy that Heros has been chosen by a panel of consultants from throughout the business to be the brand new main associate for British Horseracing’s official welfare charity, Retraining Of Racehorses. They’re serving to with the availability of specialist take care of horses at their first step out of racing.
Arrange in 2006 by Grace Muir, the charity has rehomed greater than seven hundred ex-racehorses and is constructing and spectacular academic programme for younger folks throughout the services.
Yesterday’s awards ceremony was an instance of a lot that’s good concerning the sport of horseracing and will such initiatives go from power to power.